National TV personality Andrea Jackson launched the new lifestyle show "Life Love Shopping" on WEtv in July 2012 while continuing her role as host of the morning news program "The Daily Buzz." Jackson's been waking up audiences across the nation with her unique brand of "news with personality" since 2002. One of Jackson's biggest highlights as host and managing editor of "The Daily Buzz"... pulling 9.2G's with the USAF Thunderbirds in an F-16! Interviewing President Carter and George Clooney follow a close second and third!
Andrea continues her role on both shows as she develops new projects including her new smartphone app "WakeUpCall.TV" a daily video newscast with an alarm clock. Download the free video newscast app for iPhone iPhone App (www.itunes.com) or for Android Droid App (www.play.google.com) Or to find out more go to WakeUpCall TV (www.wakeupcall.tv)
Jackson spent 2011 as a morning reporter and weekend anchor for the NBC affiliate WESH in Orlando, FL covering the Casey Anthony trial. She joined the WESH 2 News "Sunrise" team in January of 2011 to cover breaking news.
Andrea is also the creator and executive producer of Stable8 TV (www.stable8.com) an internet TV channel and website devoted to equestrian television programming. This venture has given Jackson the opportunity to flex her talents behind the camera showcasing her unique style of storytelling.
Jackson got her start in 1993 working in radio. She was a chopper reporter for San Diego's ABC affiliate KGTV where she was nominated for an Emmy for breaking news coverage of the La Mesa bus-hijacking. She also covered the Heaven's Gate tragedy and the North County Fires from the station's helicopter “Sky Ten.” She became the weekday morning weather anchor for KGTV from 1996-1999.
Just before moving to L.A., she added the entertainment beat to her resume at the ABC station covering press junkets and the red carpet pre-show for the Academy Awards from 1996-1999.
Prior to joining "The Daily Buzz" on its debut in 2002, Andrea was living in Los Angeles where she was covering weather and traffic for KNBC. Her other TV credits include NBC's hidden camera show "Spy TV” and co-starring roles on the NBC soap "Passions," CBS's "JAG", USA's "Pensacola", and "Arrest & Trial."
Andrea has studied with acting coach Howard Fine in his Master Class, Big Roy Jenkins at "The Groundlings," and Broadway director Courtney Burr.
Andrea graduated from San Diego State University in 1995 with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Film and Political Science. She’s an active member of SAG, AFTRA and the Broadcast Film Critic's Association.
In her spare time Andrea loves to review movies and compete in equestrian show jumping events.